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the education that's provided at creative arts. when he think about the type of education we want to give all the students who they are and how to be creative and find their voice. that's clearly happening at creative arts. i had an opportunity to visit creative arts so i would echo those questions and those commits around really figuring out how creative arts can serve the community. this school offers so much to the community. in addition to going to the festivals really work with the organizations and making them a partner and having them accompany but we're happy to visit but it's important to invite in the community around i particularly the western edition fillmore and have it be a part of it. you'll see people voting with their feet. two other things i wanted to bring up. one is i know we had what i called in the budget committee a spirited conversation around facility issues mr. davis is smiling. i want to thank the creative arts committee for working with the sfd staff. i know you're planning to grow and as that happens there will be questions. i want to make sure we have the commitm
of the board of education and everyone both present and at home. good evening. tonight i'd like to start off by celebrating the winners of the first impact and innovation waurtsdz the q t e a waks was passed and supports those wards and this was designed as a collaborative effort. the impact awards specifically aimed to recognize the strategies that impacts student achievement in our schools including the english electrons are awe aligned are with our qualities. etch winner shared awareness to help build student staff and more importantly community. 29 applications for innovation wards from over 40 schools in our district. we had 70 applications and once they were scored and the points tallied and the names revealed ultimately the top 10 applications were selected. this evening i'd like to congratulate you all and closing the achievement gap for our students. those strategies and practices will be shared across the district. that will take place in the next few months and will be an opportunity to learn the strategies and a practices. ladies and gentlemen, often is the case we look 80 to out
on to item l. may i hear a motion and a second please on the appointment to the career technical education advisory committee. thank you. do we have a recommendation that you would like to read us this evening >> yes. i'm sharon and i and i'm the supervisor for city college of san francisco. we would like to request that the board of education of the san francisco unified school district appoint the following individuals. for the advisory committee: (calling names) those would be in addition to members that were approved on september 24th and in the background it states september 24th is the approval date but it should say november 12th today >> thank you i'm going to pause here i don't ask for the advisory committee appointments on the last action. are there any appointments by the board members. yes mr. logan. >> i'd like to proudlyly nominate michael from the academic arts and science and a girl from the high school. i can't wait until they see all the wonderful things like reaching out to the community. they've had 5 of them. they take the information and put out a great recommendat
example would be say for sex education shown to be more important for things like unwanted pregnancies or preventing stds. similarly the use of save injection sites it is for the prevention of blood diseases being triumphed. how is this relevant to the admit life community. this is a nonprofit that was founded in 1998 by the members of the night life community. we focus on harm production and the night life scene. we see a big issue with hearing production and hearing loss people are being exposed to high levels of sound more than once a week so we'll go to event and have a booth fair and have things like pass out earplugs and what you can do it prevent this going forward >> we also see a big problem with unsafe sex in the night life community because people lack knowledge or means for that. and to that end we provide condoms and we lost see lots of issues about over heating and we try to provide free water at venues where waters is not given out. and we found things like information for heatstroke for daytime festivities people don't know they've over heating. we see a huge go issue
with us. their partisan group that focuses on education. it's refresh to see the budgetary concerns for our poor children. what i want to say i sat in and watched our staff present to all. you were amazing. i want to tell other board members our staff is awesome. awesome. i sat there and added a few nuisances from my prospective but kudos to our staff and thursday they met with the superintendant and their license plate team and friday they met where our parents leaders. that was pretty great they went back to sacramento and added to their information. i want to thank the staff for impressing me for no end. they visited school sites as well. wellingburg the kidnap bay and a gateway high school and a rosa parks so thank you for those communities host those. okay. at this time we're going to recess this meeting and go into the closed session. recessed. >> all right. i'm resuming the board meeting of envelope 12, 2013 i want it to be december. and i'm going to report the closed session actions. is somebody preparing the closed sessions. that's why i have a computer here that the this
and in 1985, i transformed my thee sis into a proposal doing the sports and education. so, in addition to my education, reform, development, proposals, i also teach high school for the last 13 years in the san francisco public high schools and i provided everyone the warriors and the city with my proposal to include a high school, college career classroom inside of this arena, and as you can continue to contemplate and assess, the evolutionary process of this project, in order to provide the highest and best use of these, i respectfully ask that all parties involved consider, the potential positive and long term implications in order to create business and economic education, and career development programs and benefits for the entire san francisco bay area. citizens and tourists alike. and fish to providing our san francisco unified school district students and teachers, schools, with real world education, and career pathway knowledge, the skills and experience, and opportunities for the year round access to this interior classroom facility and this pier 30-32 project can also serve the you
is important but education and advocacy is a critical part of it as well. next speaker and if there is anyone else that would like to speak, anyone that has been called or anyone else come forward now. we're going to close public comment in a moment. >>i am jazz [inaudible] and a a lot year resident of san francisco and i would like to echo the statements of the last speaker. i feel so much is going to be window dressing. i know i have spoken to you in the past. if you want the improvements you need to get absolutely radical on this. the whole stop sign thing is a disaster with cycling. you are encouraging cyclists to break the law every time or in a position of breaking the law. if you know about cycling the energy you need to use when you get going. it makes the journey stilted. it takes longer. if you want to have a smooth flow of cyclistses than reorder the junctions or at least provide corridors and what we have at portland and seattle and minneapolis we have the space in terms of wide avenues and boulevards and also we have the other advantage is that relatively small area. 7 mi
for san franciscans. he makes a city like san francisco to celebrate diversity in education and health care and in the environment for future generation. mayor ed lee began his career as a civil rights attorney he later served as a director of the human rights commission fighting for people then as director of the public works and later as city administrator now as mayor of san francisco he continues to fight by implementing services that help our most vulnerable community. i'd like to welcome to the stage the houshlg may have san francisco mayor ed lee. (clapping.) >> thank you very much. good evening, everybody and welcome to the people's palace. well, this is tonight i'm excited to be here it's an honor to be here to celebrate the ninth american heritage indian month no san francisco celebration of the awards. i wanted to thank not that all of you are here but for k q e d for the sponsoring of local heros. this is important because your city is all about diversity and i want to make sure that everybody can live here and be here and have good jobs and education and if they go out to
of the application cycle beyond congratulation. she presents workshops and conference begin about educational access and native identity and the political, legal, social, cultural and a higher education let's role the video. >> when i first meet a student their unusual in high school then i meet theory parents and brothers and sisters you can't leave anyone out. and in some cases they don't have you can anybody to support them i might be they're only support. we looked out for each other's children. i feel in a sense i'm looking at, you know, for other people's constrain in college. but i feel like they've evenly trusted me with their child and they're going to be okay. and save and have someone to go to interest, you know, our grandparents paid in advance to be here. they had to go through what they had to go through so we could get here today, we shouldn't have to pay anymore and help us to teach our young people not trying to take it away. they need people to help them or they get lost in the multiple cultural, you know, mix of people. you know, i'm really honored and blessed to be given this op
space and educate staff from the prospective. of native people and a recognition and celebration that november is native heritage month you'll see special programs in school honoring our community. thank you. >> good evening superintendents and commissioner. i'm gloria i'm a parent and have two children. that are sitting over here. i'm going to be actively talking about for a parent that couldn't be here. for ruth. please let the board know how much we need the title vii in the education program. now more than ever the oversights that the title vii program wouldn't be a successful without the support innovation and accountability. we as parents wouldn't feel look the goals ever our children would be possible. we'll only be statistics and lost. thank you for your consideration and thank you for your total devocation. your replacement has big shoes to fill i'm sad to see you go i and the baby have the flu so, please send our words. sincerely. so that's on behalf of ms. mchenry. thank you. so time i'm gloria and i'm talking i'm a parent of the district of the former coordinator prog
the nonprofit in general you're going to have the lowest age workers in the city and childcare over education is on the bottom of the nonprofit sector so it's easily to understand why people in it sector can't afford to live in inform. without objection the waiver will be waived. accepted >> and the motion. >> and i'd like to make a motion we move her name with positive recommendations. >> without objection the motion is passed. >> item 3 is to consider poinlt one member term ending to the public utilities bond oversight committee. >> i believe are you present? yes, please approach and make pa comment if you like >> good afternoon. i'm honor to be considered phenomenon the revenue bond oversight committee for the public comment commission. i have approximately 10 years in financial services including running my own business. more recently i've worked as an air quality consultant with the impact statements and reports. i'm also an certified energy and currently development and manage their implementation >> okay. and what's your interest in this? >> really community service we've rais
need to look at things like education. europe in establishing its system it has now implemented education at every school level to help people learn from a early age the rules of safe bicycling and the process of doing that. we need something and spend more money with the school district. it won't be funded out of the school district or the superintendent office. i think we need to integrate our education system. law enforcement -- i have sat through meetings and i know you have and enforcement needs help. they're not going to fund themselves for the things that need to be done and the grand juries and everything else and the board needs to include this in the strategic plan of what you're doing in that area. we also need to do a lot more in advocacy and evangelicism as far as it goes and i will make one final comment. students are thinking about their future life in terms of driving or their transportation decisions. if we can cover in education the last three years we can get them out of the situation where they may make the mistake of getting a car, depending on a car,
. this year with our support, the community art and educational program of the arts commission created a new strategy in the bayview to enhance investments in arts and support local artist and art organizations. so we are pleased with the 2013 bayview art grant program and i would like to turn it over to judy, the director of communication arts and educational program at the arts commission to share the process and results of the grant. >> good afternoon, let me just interject for one moment. if there is no objection from my colleagues, we will call for public comment two times during this line item. the first public comment will take place after this presentation. we ask that you speak on this item and this item only. i will call for public comment again at the end of the general managers report. is that okay? >> okay. >> thank you for allowing me to address this commission. i'm going to provide a broad overview of how to program was established. this is a pilot program that in following the best practices of the san francisco art making grants program, we wanted to support the arts that we
and increase awareness of drug education in general among the populace. we released a mobile app that's essentially like a phone version of love our information. we're trying to increase the information on the substances. because of - due to the prohibition of common drugs theirs on a arms race to create new drugs like meth doctrine and meth lone were made legal by congress last year but there's an influx of new drugs like a b e and etc., so trying to stay on top of new drugs and to really educate people that we know nothing about those drugs for the most part and, you know, they might have a psych actually effects as a result of mixing them with other drugs >> commissioner joseph. >> just one other question you mentioned in your presentation smoking. we the entertainment commission there's no smoking allowed inside of public buildings and very often night clubs have smoking sections and now w you have to be a certain amount of feet away from 9 doors of establishment. how do we reduce smoking or how do businesses deal with the infiltration of smoke coming into the building >> decre
on muni and people aren't paying attention to their surrounds. we want to educate the people who use the technology to be a little bit more assertive and careful about their surrounds. we've launched a be careful campaign eyes up and keep fiscally on our own ridership to help us to get to zero crime on muni. i know that sounds like impossible but we need to have a goal in order to challenge everyone to pay attention when you've got your eyes up and your phones down earring to be be engaging in our surroundings and we're going to have this done. you're going to see multiple cultural senile and the inspectors will be reminding folks. you'll have officers talking to people hey can you get your eyes up and your phones down. that will help with this movement. we think we can get to zero crime on our muni railways by directing the engagement of our ridership and working with the officers and all the muni folks around us and working with the general public when they have an increased ridership during the holidays. this is my way of saying sfmta and the entire board and everyone on our camer
those consumers need. the public authority has given me with counselor and they've educated me in ways i would have never thought i'd be able to >> is there any one particular area where the cuts have happened that concern you most. >> the hours i've seen a lot of my consumers lose. it can make a difference of someone coming in and making a hot meal for them or helping them get a shower or be able to go and get them food. if you take away the hours i mean some can't get out if they can they are vulnerable and i see them a lot on the street they're out there 0 with no assistance they can't get on the buzz and their challenged. my heart goes out i can't help them all >> one last question what's our cross street. >> my what. >> 23rd and a okay. well future. any public comment on this item?. you have two minutes >> good afternoon, supervisors. i'm patrick from the public authority my executive director wanted me to apologize for citywide i statewide meeting. as a liaison i want to express my support for both candidates and thank you for hearing us. before i ask for my colleagues opini
. this morning, i was with state smart moscone and talking about the preschool education and the quality of it so we can get to the kids early. i know it's not loss on us when we have child adverse family life if they're not reading well by third grade and if they don't graduate from college their customers for the da. thankfully preschool enrollment in san francisco is 84 percent and hopefully getting an early investment in those kids will save us in the public safety realm because it costs over $50,000 a year to house someone in jail. we're trying to get it going in the right direction. we did a lot of thanksgiving things my arm hurts from kaifrgz we did the salvation army and we are that out on thanksgiving morning for the elderly more turkey carving and serving meals that were not around and two folks came back into retirement and normally chief fong was there we hope she had a good thanksgiving somewhere else. this weekend i think the bad kid thing was a great thing we didn't plan to get that big but we're are not only to keep the folks save. to that end we'll do something with make a wish a
. sorry. we provided nutritional educational opportunity & at the farmers market and through the nonprofits. we supported the effort to shut down the plant. i appreciate the hard work of the community resident in mcthis a reality. we supported several energy efficiency and energy projects we funded over one hundred solar installations in the bayview area. we supported green jobs along with the garden jobs we fund we supported some capital improvements for example, 11 years ago we funded the bayview community advocates and for solar training and their training of the now house it was a model house that have the parked next to at&t baseball park and when it was done, it was put on a barge and is at alice griffith used as a community center. so when i come here for meetings i i know that bayview residents help build that center. we have the ecosystem it's been complete and recently received certificati certification. thank you (clapping) we've shg hard to reduce the toxic containment. we have a bio fuse in the neighborhood and currently we're moving into the world of pests and t
experience and public education as a forefravnt front is a crucial thing that's one of the competency i served on the education program and the understanding of our history is important and san francisco is at the forefront. whatever we see here will be passed into south dakota. thank you for keeping up the fight and representing our community and keeping our traditions alive. we have to do this in on the reservation and it's about our future for our kids. half of our population is under 8. we want to make sure we take care of the future generation. i have another friend here he's doing a native film and we're going to try to showcase that sometime soon. but i'm alleviating to la in the morning to help jessie produce his film it's about coming from an urban area and the producer james can is in the corner. i want to say thank you for holding strong and yeah, just if i can do it there's a lot of people that can step up and go for city office. thank you and it's a real honor and not a lot of people knew my dad so thank you, everyone. (clapping.) >> thank you. let's visit liz hunt the ceo
we work to educate more people of the one in four people in our communities that are at risk of food insecurety and how it is very, very common, yet, some what invisible in this city among the richest in the nation, that we should not have this but i really appreciate the heartfelt comments from many people and how we can work together to ease the suffering of people, and to hopefully end hunger and food insecurety in the cities and i want to thank all of the presenters and everybody who took the tremendous amount of time who come here and i know that you do work every day and let's continue to hammer away to end the hunger. >> i would like to make a motion to continue this hearing to the call of the chair. >> thank you. and so we have a motion to continue this to the call of the chair, with the understanding that we will be bringing this item back in march of next year. but the one question that i would leave out there that i would like to hear more about is that if the city and county of san francisco were to set a goal to erraticate hunger in san francisco in six years, how much s
to thank governor jerry brown because he's been educating people up and down this state. i'm going to be one of the mayors that's working with governor jerry brown he's not only educating people but putting serious money behind it to do it the right way. i want to thank supervisor farrell to restart green sf and we look forward to building more and more of a movement beginning with our homeownership's who are voluntarily doing it as i want to do it with my own how did interest thank you very much. (clapping.) >> thank you mayor ed lee and a special thanks to our team lead by supervisor farrell. at this time i want to bring up annually king who's your vice president here in san francisco. >> thank you a lot to say what a fantastic legislation i want to thank my mayor mayor ed lee and xhaerl for this terrific step forward for the clean energy goals for our city i want to thank light luminal and our commission. and our department because once this legislation is put forth we have a tremendous department that knows house to get the word out and has a fantastic outreach team led by a g
but the industry partners too to be like the city hall system to be like. the education in 20 that 25 is technology. the problem is with technology you have to have customer service so 2025 is learning how to deal with both. the new technology that will be out in that year and using the people skills >> the slain people should be bilingual or trilingual and as the technology changes because the people change. we have to ask ourselves what do we not know. we have to think about and ask older people would should change >> it should be students learning the way you're learning with real, real instruments of the industry that you might be interested in. a smaller community i'd like to see all of our schools have the same access to all technology and taught resources. >> i think the craziest thing is constitutes shouldn't even have to be going to a building wherever they are. >> the institutions at universities they maybe based in one city and the students can learn from all over the world. >> that's it. thank you. thank you to our students and wonderful teacher. >> thank you. any other comments or q
and i phrase it around the access and the education and knowing what to do with the food once you get it and the ability to actually cook it and store it and prepare that food. but i would like to take it a step further and put on the conversation a little bit more and pose to the question of trying to answer how can you make it economically viable, if we are talking about the low income communitis that have the real high concentrations of poverty, such as the tender loin and 50 percent, and create the jobs around accessing the healthy food and give the folks the food and the opportunities to purchase the food and the sources and the example of that is the healthy corner store and that is going to expand to a meat market and going to supply the meat, and going to run that counter and i think that a lot of opportunity and we need to begin how to answer that and how can we answer that question. >> tell low, thanks for having me here today, my name is moxy and i am a physician in internal medicine in oakland and i am a university of utah public health student and i am here today because
into that educator are this park particles in trans bay and in the shipyard and then the street particles in the shipyard. and i think one thing that's slightly different is the modular building i don't know if i mentioned this it's on one of the park paddlers so that will transfer to the city for governmental purpose. so then the second board position category is having to deal with our enforceable comboogsz. there's several subsets in this enforceable category i'll go over separately. so the first is when we have american people enforceable obligation it requires us to transfer property to the city and the properties that fall into that are the moscone which we have a ground lease and that requires us to transfer that property back to the city once the bonds are paid off and once the represent is fully paid. and then the second property that falls in that a subset is the land that we lease and those require a transfer to the port once the successor obligations are completed. a second a subset of enforceable obligations that requires transfer are the properties the land that we acquire f
the food programs. we are celling the people that we care for them and, bruce has done a lot of education to the community, and through the child care program and our family and youth and how do you access the nutrition foods? and he has been the senior education to the senior programming and we also, we have three meals a day that we serve so that the people who are or who need food with their medications can get that because we have the health services clinic there. >> thank you, supervisors for your attention today. and in general. my name is liz. orlin and i am the chief operating officer of tnbc and i am a member of the tender loin, hunger task force. and the executive director, dan is out of town and otherwise, he would have been here today. and the tender loin is the only neighborhood in san francisco without a full service grocery store. >> it has been instrumental in creating the healthy food program in the united states, our aim is to support the small corner stores to supply the healthy food in the community and for increase the availability and the convenience of the meat and
safety and cooking and so this is where, the whole area around cooking nutritional education and comes into play as well as. through the rest of the presentation and through the report we have used this framework to present the data as well as present our challenges in each area and our recommendations and our what is working. and today, i am going to go through the challenges we don't have time and that is why you have the report. >> i want to note for the record that we have been joined by scott weiner. >> and the second challenge around the food resources is the fact that again, cal fresh which is the food stamp program is highly effective but it is under enrolled as a state of cal, we actually ranked last in the country, in terms of participation in this program. the local food stamps has been growing over the past years. and the growth is pretty phenomenal. >> now as you all probably heard in the media, there was a cut to the food stamp benefit levels at the end of october. and that was as a result of the stimulus funding that went away. and now, the average dollar value of for th
and etc., so trying to stay on top of new drugs and to really educate people that we know nothing about those drugs for the most part and, you know, they might have a psych actually effects as a result of mixing them with other drugs >> commissioner joseph. >> just one other question you mentioned in your presentation smoking. we the entertainment commission there's no smoking allowed inside of public buildings and very often night clubs have smoking sections and now w you have to be a certain amount of feet away from 9 doors of establishment. how do we reduce smoking or how do businesses deal with the infiltration of smoke coming into the building >> decreasing smoking is a difficult task. the primary reason they've got cigarettes that are artifical and their illegal in clubs and businesses and they don't cause second-hand smoke that's one of the primary drivers of not allowing smoking inside. potentially advocating for using e cigarettes is one way to prevent smoking from bag as prominent. i've seen many, many people are switching to e cigarettes now. >> thank you very much. >> any
that the city is doing great so thank you to you and the force on that. those public education pieces those little postcards are fabulous what a great idea. i noticed that carr very well station community police advisory board is on the bottom of those. have they made them and gotten fund and the publication so there's enough to use citywide or is this in the carr very well >> actually, we want to give credit where it's due. they had the cards all printed so we'll be printing cards to pass out citywide. we're looking for a sticker to put on parking meters so it's like you don't want to get towed or tagged and we'll give them one more thing to read to put things in their trunks. you have it covered with the telephones and distracted walking and leaving items in cars. those are 3 huge areas so great wonderful for that. thanks for lettuce, you know, >> commissioner loft tuesday. >> knew. i want to commend the police for the and especially around this time people are using social media and it seems like moore those homicide team are swiveling getting the folks into custody so congratulations
member task force very much involved in senior issues we're doing our best to educate folks about information that the plan contains and claudia, do you have information about additional plans for communication? >> we don't have any plans at the moment but we want this to be a living document and not on the shelf so there's guidelines about out research reach and education we can prepare follow up steps. when we go to events in the community and talk about what we're working on so we can prepare a one page fact sheet or something. >> one thing i have in mind and maybe this doesn't make sense but for instance every city agency that does work with the senior population, that there should be something that summarizes all of the relevant data about seniors and their healthcare needs today and in the future so -- we want to make sure that our agencies that are doing this kind of work with seniors have the data that's here in this report and with the hope that that data will inform some of the policy making. you know, the goal here was to have you know a better understanding of our ne
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